The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 12 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs citing Visual Studio 6 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.34% 15.79% 2.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.77% 41.54% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 1
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£258 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
47 65 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 18.36% 38.01% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 13
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region.

Visual Studio Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Visual Studio across the North Yorkshire region.

Visual Studio Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -13 5 £200 -33.33% 10
Harrogate - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Thirsk - - - -
Visual Studio
Yorkshire

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) OOP
5 5 (45.45%) OO
5 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (45.45%) HTML5
5 5 (45.45%) MVVM
5 5 (45.45%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (36.36%) CSS3
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (36.36%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) Subversion
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) W3C
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) WCF
7 3 (27.27%) Web Development
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (18.18%) WPF
8 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 2 (18.18%) RDBMS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) WPF
6 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) LINQ
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (9.09%) D3.js
7 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) MVVM
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) RUP
5 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (9.09%) Content Management
6 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 2 (18.18%) XAML
3 2 (18.18%) VB6
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
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